The Illustrated Man - Study Guide The Man Summary & Analysis

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Captain Hart is annoyed that, after landing his spaceship on a new planet, no one greets him, expecting the local people to be excited. Martin, his lieutenant, wonders if they travel in space searching for peace.

They learn that something more important happened to the town the previous day. A man the people had waited for a long time walked into town, a kind and gentle man. Hart realizes that the people think it's Christ, but insists that it must be one of the other space travelers, pretending. Hart questions the people, who are are vague about the man's description, but all say he was kind and gentle and cured the sick. Hart asks for proof but receives nothing he considers valid. Martin, however, believes the man was Christ.

After two rockets crash land and a severely wounded man tells Martin and Hart that the...

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